Celebrate the 4th of July in Superior with Chip!

Celebrate the 4th of July in Superior with Chip!

I hope to see you next Monday at Superior’s 4th of July Parade & Pancake Festival. Stop by my booth to take a photo with Chip and receive a free mini football! While at my booth you can enter to win a CU Game Day Experience. Here are all the deatils:

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Wright Kingdom will once again be sponsoring Boulder’s 4th of July fireworks show at Folsom Field, the greatest fireworks show around!

Happy 4th of July,

Barry Remington

May 2016 Superior Zillow Zestimates vs. Sold Prices

May 2016 Superior Zillow Zestimates vs. Sold Prices

Ever wonder how accurate those Zillow Zestimates really are? Below you will find real homes sold in Superior last month compared to their Zillow Zestimates. Scroll down to the bottom of the post for more information on the accuracy of Zillow Zestimates.

May 2016 Superior Zillow Zestimates vs. Sold Prices

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Are Zestimates accurate? 


Zillow is the most popular online real estate information site, with over 70 million unique visitors per month. Zillow provides information on houses that are not on the market as well as active listings of properties for sale.

According to Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, Zillow Zestimates are “a good starting point” but nationwide Zestimates have a “median error rate” of about +/- 8%. On a $500,000 house, a seller is looking at a $40,000 disparity — which can potentially distort the perceived market value of a listing.

So what’s the takeaway?  When buying and selling, keep in mind that Zestimates are no more than starting points in pricing discussions with the real authorities on local real estate values — experienced agents and appraisers.

If you’re curious about the current value of your home, I can provide you with a comparative market analysis at no cost or obligation. Call Barry Remington at 720.373.9297 or reach me by email atbarry@superiorrealestatenews.com.

Source: LA Times article “Inaccurate Zillow ‘Zestimates’ a source of conflict over home prices”

Superior Colorado Market Report May 2016

Superior Colorado Market Report May 2016

As summer begins, Superior’s market is very busy, inventory of homes for sale is low, and interest rates are very attractive. If you’re considering selling, have any other real estate needs or know someone who does, please give me a call at 720.373.9297. I can help determine the value of your home or help with any of your real estate questions.

Scroll down for detailed May market reports including sold listings, average days on market and current homes for sale in Superior.  

Market Activity in Superior in May 2016

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Click here for a comparison of Superior Zillow Zestimates vs. Sold Prices as well as information on the accuracy of Zillow Zestimates.

If you’re curious about the current value of your home, I can provide you with a comparative market analysis at no cost or obligation. Call me at 720-373-9297 or reach me by email at barry@superiorrealestatenews.com.

3 Tips for Homebuyers in Boulder County’s Fast-Paced Real Estate Market

3 Tips for Homebuyers in Boulder County’s Fast-Paced Real Estate Market

The Boulder County real estate market is as fast-paced as ever, with homebuyers struggling to find the right house before it gets snapped up. Homebuying is an emotional experience, and the market’s intensity has increased the pressure. If you are looking to buy a home in the current market, here are three tips to successfully navigate your home search.

Set up instant property alerts. Wright Kingdom has an excellent property alerts tool that allows users to save their search criteria and sends alerts directly to your email as soon as a house is listed on the market. This is the best way to stay ahead of competing buyers. Wright Kingdom’s MLS feed is updated every 15 minutes, so you are sure to get the most up-to-date information available. You can access WK’s property alerts tool here or simply download my app!

Hire a fast-moving, tech savvy agent. Not all real estate agents are created equal, and many only work part time. Find an aggressive agent who is dedicated to meeting you in a timely manner. Choose an agent who moves fast and is tech savvy. The real estate industry has changed dramatically over the past few years with the internet and rapidly changing technology. Some agents have adapted well to these changes while others struggle to catch up – be sure to find an agent who uses technology to your advantage.

Prepare to make an aggressive offer. In this competitive market, listing agents often receive several offers very quickly, and it is important to make sure your offer stands out among the rest. A good agent knows the best way to structure a contract to make it as appealing as possible to the home sellers in your market. Talk to your agent to form your offer strategy before you begin your home search.

Buying a house in Boulder County’s fast-paced market can be very stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. By knowing what to expect and utilizing tools and tricks to navigate the market, you can find a great home. If you have further questions or are ready to start your home search, I am here to help! Call me at 720.3739297 or by email at bremington@wkre.com.